Who is this course suitable for?
It is appropriate for those who have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in health and social care and are looking to develop their knowledge in this area. This could include workers in hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care.
As a taster qualification it can also be used as CPD across all levels. This makes it ideal for anyone who may need an understanding of this subject even though they are not directly involved in the care of individuals.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old.
How many credits are required to complete it?
To achieve this qualification, you must achieve 3 credits.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods.
This could include compiling a portfolio of evidence, or a task set by DaC.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
No, you do not need to be working as it is a knowledge only qualification.
However, if you are able to undertake practical experience, it will help to put theory into practice.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in 3 months or less.
What related qualifications can I progress to?
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or other related End of Life Care qualifications.